Letters

Doctors cannot ration care

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6929.660c (Published 05 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:660
  1. A M Gordhandas
  1. Ashby Clinic, Scunthorpe DN16 2SZ.

    EDITOR, - In her letter Virginia Bottomley writes, “Health professionals determine jointly with each patient his or her needs and, in doing so, must make clinical decisions on the relative priority to be accorded to each patient.”1 This is exactly the point that clinicians, consultants, and general practitioners cannot and …

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